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Infographic Shows the Impact of Rising Sea Levels and Eroding Coastlines Around the World
Posted By Elliot Chang On April 22, 2013 @ 5:00 pm In Environment,global warming,Reader Submitted Content,Water Issues | No Comments
This infographic  by Vouchercloud  details some of the perils facing mankind and thousands of species as a result of melting icecaps and rising oceans . The greatest influence on the current increase in ocean volume is not the melting of ice caps, but the increase in ocean temperature. With over 50% of the world’s population living in coastal areas the Red Cross estimates that inland communities will be set to receive 200 million environmental refugees  by 2050. Read on for a closer look.
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